Splendid Sundays Volume 189

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Esta + Aalap  /  Photo: R.A.G.artistry

A handful of splendid finds from around the worldwide web:

Last Stop on the L Train: Detroit is the new Brooklyn. "It is now well-documented that some of Brooklyn’s much-written-about creative class is being driven out of the borough by high prices and low housing stock . . . Detroit’s empty industrial spaces, community-based projects, experimental art scene and innovative design opportunities beckon." [The New York Times]

Is it time to rethink the selfie as a feminist political statement? "While the selfie is often vilified as at best benign, and at worst, vapid and narcissistic, we’ve seen evidence of its positive power." [GOOD Magazine]

From ocean garbage to sporty sneakers. "A new Adidas collaboration aims to recycle ocean waste into shoes." [CityLab/The Atlantic]

Washington DC's Chinatown has only 300 Chinese-Americans left, and they're fighting to stay. "If what is left of Chinese Chinatown is to be saved, more needs to be done to bridge cultural divides in a neighborhood that is now more 'Ann Taylor than Asian.'" [The Washington Post]

Noteworthy from The Splendid Collective:

I'll be speaking at Engage!15 at the Four Seasons in Orlando in November.
You can see the full speaker line up and register to attend here.

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Sunday Snapshot: Esta + Aalap
Photography: R.A.G.artistry  /   Planning: Jodi Kennedy  /  Design: Aayojan  /  Floral: Frazier's Flowers  /  Venue: Nessmith-Lane Performing Arts Center  /  Catering: Taste of India
See the full wedding and read their story at Maharani Weddings.

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